Let the Games Begin

Let the Games Begin

Aug 23

What are you doing this weekend? I am coordinating the games and activities for a baby shower on Saturday. Let’s face it. Baby shower games are usually lame, but not on my watch! I think the best activities are those that somehow involve Dad, don’t you?  After all, he is a key player in this whole Baby Gig. I’m still on the fence with a few activity ideas, so I thought I would...

A Pinterest-Worthy Family

A Pinterest-Worthy Family

Aug 20

A few years ago, someone gave Salem a cloth-bound, slip-cased edition of Dr. Seuss’ Oh, the Places You’ll Go! I had his preschool teacher sign it, and I plan to have all of his teachers inscribe the inside cover from now until he graduates from high school. Wouldn’t that be a special keepsake? Looks like I’m going to need an extra copy. Today is Mia’s first day...

Happy Monday!

Happy Monday!

Aug 19

It’s a stay-indoors-and-listen-to-the-Beatles kind of day. {Image via J Schwartz...

Free Time

Free Time

Aug 14

What are you going to do with all that free time? This is the one question that everyone immediately asks me when I tell them that both of my children are going to school this year. “All that free time” really only amounts to about 15 kid-free hours a week. Nevertheless, that is more free time than I’ve had in the last five years. Why didn’t anyone ask me what I was going...

Paradise Valley

Paradise Valley

Aug 13

John Mayer’s new record comes out August 20th! After a long and successful day of potty-training Mia, I laid down on my bed in the dark last night and listened to a free pre-release streaming of Paradise Valley on iTunes. Suddenly, I was transported to a magical land far away from potty seats and princess panties. The sound reminds me of the Room For Squares/Heavier Things John that we all...